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operations today. and the city's mass transit system will be back up and running tomorrow, jeff. >> jeff: terrell brown, thank you. also snowed in was new york's long island. and its main artery the long island expressway. from new york city the lie stretches eastward to river head, nearly 71 miles away. carrying an average 210,000 vehicles every day. except for yesterday, when nearly the entire eastern half was buried, strapping hundreds of cars. as of early this evening, the highway was still closed. tony guida has more. >> reporter: on a good day new yorkers call the traffic-choked long island expressway the world's longest parking lot. saturday was definitely not a good day. scores of cars marooned along the 70-mile roadway and adjacent highway by blowing, drifting snow. so many that police had to maneuver on snowmobiles and use forklifts to clear the vehicles. >> if they would have had a plow we would have been home already. >> reporter: priscilla arena stranded in her snowbound car feared she would die. on loose leaf paper she wrote what she thought would be her last words to her f
would close at small-city airports. the reductions could mean longer lines, fewer flights, and fewerflights, customers. for joe mellace, who owns a deli for across from caldwell airport in essex county, new jersey.rt >> i do get a lot of business here, and taking this thing away, i just feel like this land l would just be wasted. wo >> reporter: furloughs are alsooming coming for 800,000 civilian employees of the defense department. across the country, towns withry bases military bases are bracing for the loss of thousands of jobs, and the tens of millions of dollars those jobs bring to the local economy. econom >> i've also been very clear that there's an alternative. alt >> reporter: the president is using the potential loss of jobsobs to push congressional republicans into a deal, a deal a dea that would lower the deficit by def closing tax loopholes on higheroophole income americans. >> are they seriously prepared to inflict more pain on the the middle class because they refuse to ask anything more of those at anythin the very top? >> reporter: but republicans say no
pizzey cbs new vatican city. >> jeff: in washington today lots of fingerpointing but no movement toward heading off a budget cut due to be begin on friday. the 85 billion in cuts with come mav from defense half from domestic programs. as many as $750,000 jobs could be at risk. and that prospect had some of the nation's governors weighing in. here's major garrett. >> with washington still stymied, two governor maryland democrat martin o'malley and virginia republican o'donnell have join joined forces to urge a compromise. >> the sequester was put in place to be a hammer, not a policy. but here we are just a week away from et going it done. >> whatever our differences might be we understand that this is an economic threat. >> reporter: half the cuts would come from defense including training and maintenance programs. the pent begun warns they could also require longer deployments in afghanistan. domestically the white house warns of fewer food inspectors airport delays and teacher layoffs. >> secretary of education anee duncan said as many as 40,000 public schoolteachers could lose their
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